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Adolescents struggling with substance use or mental health challenges are not broken — and they deserve a future that’s beyond better. Our adolescent treatment program in Orange County helps young boys and girls achieve healing that transforms and sustains entire families.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries After Addiction
Addiction recovery therapists and families of addicts face contradicting challenges of remaining sufficiently flexible...
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Why Do Creative Therapies Work for Teens in Recovery?
Most people are familiar with the stereotype of the teen or adolescent who physically lashes out against his family or...
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Make It Til Midnight: Strategies for Staying Sober
Recovering addicts and alcoholics are often overwhelmed by the thought that they are embarking on a path that will keep...
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Straight Edge and the Punk Revolution
The Straight Edge movement (which is frequently identified with an “sXe” logo) arose from a corner of the punk rock...
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Marijuana Aftercare and Relapse Prevention
The current state of marijuana use and abuse can present a barrel of contradictions for adults and teens alike. Medical...
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The Promise of Sobriety
A substance abuser will fool himself into thinking that drugs or alcohol hold a better promise of making him feel good...
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Beating Boredom in Sobriety
Boredom is one of the worst enemies that a drug addict or alcoholic might face during his recovery from substance...
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Ongoing Support for Teens in Recovery
The external and internal influences that created a person’s drug addiction and alcoholism do not disappear after he...
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Relapse Prevention for Teens in Recovery
Teens who are struggling to overcome substance abuse problems often have a much more difficult road ahead of them than...
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What to Do When Your Teen Relapses
Relapses are not uncommon events when a teen or adolescent is struggling through recovery from drug addiction or...
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